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AI has the potential to make organisations more effective and efficient, but the technology raises serious issues of ethics, governance, privacy and law. "Just provide the date and time, and your Assistant will call the business to co-ordinate for you". Another big new development for Google Assistant is the news that it's coming to Google Maps.
  • Officer joins national bike ride for fallen police officers

    Officer joins national bike ride for fallen police officers

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    Richard Trout, of the Atlantic County Department of Public Safety. The family of a police lieutenant who was fatally struck on the New Jersey Turnpike earlier this year was honored during a Wednesday morning ceremony attended by hundreds of bicyclists as they began a four-day ride to Washington D.C.
  • Instagram's new

    Instagram's new "emoji slider" is a fresh take on polls

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    As of Wednesday, Instagram is rolling out emoji sliders, a variation of the polling feature which will allow followers to respond to a question using a scale of emojis. Then write up your burning question and place it on your pic or video. For example, how badly do your girlfriends want to go on a date tonight? Additionally, as with any other story, you can click on the bottom left icon to see who has viewed your story, now with the added context of what specific emoji rating each person ...
  • Google tipped to launch three Pixel-branded smartwatches this year

    Google tipped to launch three Pixel-branded smartwatches this year

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    Update: Roland Quandt , a Berlin-based device leaker, has added to the Pixel smartwatch rumour, specifically stating that there will be three smartwatches from Google coming down the pipe. When enabled, the mode will switch the watch face to a power efficient one and shut off radios, the touchscreen, tilt to wake, and such features which consume more power.
  • Facebook Ads Created By Russian Agency Released

    Facebook Ads Created By Russian Agency Released

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    A large number of them attempt to stoke racial divisions by mentioning police brutality or disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement. The combined reach of both the ads and organic posts was 146 million people on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Google Lens Can Identify Everything In Your Room

    Google Lens Can Identify Everything In Your Room

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    Android P also brings new security features that aim to prevent idle background apps from using your smartphone's camera and microphone. Basically, an Action is a specific task within an app that you commonly perform. This way, your media is neither too loud, nor is it too quiet. Whether that changes-or requires app updates-is unclear. You enable gesture navigation by navigating to Settings System Gestures and toggling " Swipe up on Home button " to On.
  • SNK officially confirms Neo Geo Mini

    SNK officially confirms Neo Geo Mini

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    The Neo Geo Mini comes preloaded with a whopping 40 games, though there hasn't been any official announcement on which will be onboard just yet. For now, SNK has not announced the price or the release date of this Neo Geo Mini retro console.
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Concept unveiled

    Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Concept unveiled

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    Under the bonnet, the TCR's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine has been tuned to deliver 213kW of power, and 370Nm of torque from 1600rpm. The chassis of the more aggressive GTI TCR will feature bigger brakes, two extra radiators for better cooling during track usage and 18-inch forged alloys as standard; 19-inch wheels will be offered as an option.
  • Nokia X reveals itself at TENAA, goes all in for the notch

    Nokia X reveals itself at TENAA, goes all in for the notch

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    The device with a model number TA-1099 was listed on TENAA, revealing all its key specs. HMD Global will launch its very first Nokia smartphone that features a display notch on May 16. The rear panel of the phone has a vertically stacked dual camera module above a fingerprint sensor. The user of this phone will get full 4G VoLTE support along with Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C.
  • Nintendo Switch Getting Adjustable Charging Stand

    Nintendo Switch Getting Adjustable Charging Stand

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    These links leave Siliconera. On top of that, cloud storage will be included so you can save and back up your game data. However the dock isn't as useful because what if you wanted to play using the console's screen instead of your TV? Additionally, as we all know by now, Nintendo is usually not interested in doing the obvious thing.
  • Google Drive to get a new fresh look to match Gmail's redesign

    Google Drive to get a new fresh look to match Gmail's redesign

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    Google has already started releasing the redesigned version of Google Drive . Unlike the new Gmail , which made major functional changes, the Drive update is purely cosmetic. The scheduled release will be coming in next two weeks. The company points out that this is just a series of aesthetic changes - there are no new features.
  • Nintendo Switch Online To Have Shared Family Plan Option

    Nintendo Switch Online To Have Shared Family Plan Option

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    It will also be possible to play these games offline. The how of the games' availability isn't known, whether these will just be standard digital downloads from the eShop or, and I really hope not , streaming. Nintendo suggests that Switch owners stick to licensed products. Customers can save £25 on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One games and consoles when they spend more than £250 on the Tesco website .
  • Jio To Launch Postpaid Services With Unlimited Benefits At Rs 199/ Month

    Jio To Launch Postpaid Services With Unlimited Benefits At Rs 199/ Month

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    The "zero-touch" postpaid plan will be available to buy from Tuesday, May 15. That said, Jio has always been a prepaid service provider, and the global roaming service in the past was messed up one. However, Jio is turning things around, especially in terms of worldwide roaming benefit . Airtel , Idea and Vodafone are offering 20 GB of data for Rs 399, in addition to free voice and SMS .
  • NGINX Partners with Red Hat to Drive Application Innovation

    NGINX Partners with Red Hat to Drive Application Innovation

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    Microsoft has expanded its alliance with Red Hat to empower enterprise developers to run container-based applications across Microsoft Azure and on-premises. "Our prior announcements were focused on providing customers with a technical integration backed by aligned support", he told LinuxInsider, "but with this announcement we are jointly delivering a solution that creates a first-in-class container service for customers looking to leverage the Azure platform".
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Comparison

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Comparison

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    Now images of what are claimed to be the handset have appeared on China's social media platform Weibo . This new Lite model will allegedly offer the same quality Infinity Display layout but for a cheaper price. Although not much is known, it is expected that the Galaxy Note9 will feature a similar dual-lens setup like the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S9 with perhaps some minor tweaks and improvements.